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FrauSue
Frau Sue
France



Hello! I am an English native speaker teaching children, teenagers and adults in the South of France.

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Do children make good entrepreneurs? ARTICLE
Articles about 2 child entrepreneurs. Associated exercises cover: general comprehension (summarise main points), detailed comprehension, vocabulary and paraphrasing.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-100
Type: reading
Downloads: 63


 
4 short news stories from BBC Newsround + questions
4 short news stories. Task 1: match the headlines and pictures to the stories - this requires pupils to read quickly for key words only. Task 2: answer the "w" questions about each story (who/what/when etc.) - this requires pupils to summarise and to show they can read for gist. Task 3: answer the mixed questions (answers provided in key) - this...
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 62


 
Could video games help treat depression?
News article about video games and the ways in which they could help those with mental health conditions. Questions are true/false/not in text, vocabulary and synonyms, and open conversation questions.
Level: intermediate
Age: 15-100
Type: article
Downloads: 60


 
Question words (with answer key)
Revises all the important question words in English.
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 58


 
"Try Something New for 30 Days" - video, reading comprehension, discussion
TED video: 3 minute talk on "Try Something New for 30 Days". Link to video is in document. Discussion questions and comprehension questions. Can also be done as a reading comprehension (see transcript).
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: article
Downloads: 58


 
2 strange Victorian news stories: reading exercises
2 news stories from the BBC that retell strange Victorian deaths (a man killed by a hammer-wielding automaton in an accident in a clock tower, and two skeletons found behind a wall in a Spanish theatre). Exercises cover reading for gist, vocabulary, comprehension and language analysis. Answers provided. Suitable for advanced ESL or younger native s...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-100
Type: reading
Downloads: 58


 
Reading comprehension: China bans celebrities´ children from appearing on reality TV shows
Article from BBC News about a ban on Chinese celebrities´ children appearing on TV. Pre-reading discussion questions and vocabulary, post-reading true/false/not in text questions, vocabulary matching and gap-fill, role-plays based on the text. Answers are provided. This would fit into a unit on TV, media, press freedom, celebrities and fame, rig...
Level: advanced
Age: 11-100
Type: reading
Downloads: 58


 
Present perfect tenses - News article
News article containing examples of present perfect, past simple, present perfect progressive and present simple. A great way to consolidate these tenses after having taught them, and a good example of how they are used in real life. Answers included.
Level: advanced
Age: 12-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 58


 
News article and exercises: penguin research robot
A news article (from The Guardian) about a very cute robot which was disguised as a baby penguin to help study penguin behaviour in the wild. Exercises: true/false, vocabulary, extended comprehension, phrasal verbs, word formation. Answers provided.
Level: advanced
Age: 13-100
Type: reading
Downloads: 56


 
Suggestions and advice: role plays
8 role plays to practise the structures for giving suggestions and advice.
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 56

 

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